Shepperd, Samuel T

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 2d Dragoons

Commissioned: United States Military Academy class of 1854 and appointed from North Carolina.

Hometown: Washington DC

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 27 June 1855

Age at death: 24

Location of fatality: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Territory

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Notes: 36th in his class of 45 graduated cadets. Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1854. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mar. 3, 1855. Served on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1854‑55.